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of a death that may be linked to this storm. joe. >> reporter: dana, we have spent our time up here in the santa cruz mountains but along the coastline in the swollen sokel creek which is in the town of capitola, this morning joggers found a body that washed up in the creek. now, police are being careful about this body. they are saying there is no sign of foul play. they say it appears to be a man in his 30s. but coincidentally there were also signs for a missing person in the area. so they are not positive that man was a victim of the storm. that investigation continues. now, back out live here in the mountains. folks here are used to the rain perhaps a little too used to as we saw folks clearing a road in what might be a dangerous manner. the san lorenzo river is rushing fast. in fact, carol hendricks says it appears to be rising more dramatically than she has seen in years. she says 1 1/2 days ago it was tow dry you could walk across the bottom near downtown boulder creek. >> pretty outrageous and if it keeps raining it will go over the dam. >> reporter: as heavy rain keeps fall
. but the worst is yet to come. the new timetable for when the next storm will arrive. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. ken bastida has the night off tonight. we have team coverage of the storms headed our way. first, paul deanno. >> one down, two to go. the next two are gonna be the big ones. a lot of rainfall heading our way, but not tonight. here is our high-def doppler. can't find a drop of rainfall. here's what to expect. we will be rain-free all the way through tomorrow afternoon. but then here comes the heavy stuff. the heavy stuff will arrive from the north and we'll all be tapping into that heavy rainfall by friday morning. look at these rainfall totals. that yellow color you see in the north bay, that's five inches of rain by saturday evening. that's only round no. 2. we still have round no. 3 after that. total rainfall? we're talking 6 to 9 inches in portions of sonoma county. 5 to 9 inches for marin and alameda, including oakland. 3 to 6 inches of rain by sunday. we'll talk about when the sunshine is going to come back, coming up in just a few minutes. >>> elizab
down in one bay area city tonight because of the storms. >> good evening i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. shut down for hours because of a power outage. liz. >> reporter: dana, between 40 and 50,000 commuters were effected by the massive melt down this evening. look behind me. as you said all under ground transit stations shut down tonight. many are still trying to figure out how to get home. the chaos began with a grew some accident earlier this evening. >> i seen her. when the trollly went back i didn't see her. >> a woman in a wheelchair clipped the backside of a westbound trollly and was dragged underneath the car along market from delores to church street. >> the woman was taken to sf general for life-threatening injuries. the accident shut down service from the f trolly. 45 minutes later another melt down. this time the transformer that gives power to all the under ground lines blew up. shutting down service to the entire under ground transit. apparently it was damaged with water damage from yesterday. >> the massive shut down forced thousands of passengers to find another wa
be a first in the country. dana? >> so phil, the chief now answers to this compliance officer instead of the mayor. where is the mayor in all of this? >> reporter: the mayor is going to be right next to the chief because the compliance officer is going to not only be telling the chief what to do working with the chief on these matters but will have the direct say of the court, as well. they will be able to go with the court. the mayor is going to be quite honestly for this purpose off to the side. what oakland did however get away from was the courts coming in with a complete takeover of the department and that could have even led to the court saying you don't have enough cops on the street, you need to hire more. but for right now, it's strictly on the officers conduct not what's going on on the street in terms of crime. >> so the full takeover is still potentially on the table? >> reporter: it is. that's right. that's next. if this doesn't work, that could be, as well. >> , thank you, phil matier in oakland. >>> a recount in alameda county is called off. this is a story we first to
yee on how some lawmakers plan to raise the cash. linda. >> reporter: well, dana, i'm in daly city, a couple of weeks ago this neighborhood was covered in mud after around aging pipe cracked. this is just one example of how cities just don't have the money to keep up and maintain their systems even replace old systems. and engineers who recently did a study said, get ready for more catastrophes bay area- wide. a minnesota bridge designed in the 1960s to last 40 years suddenly collapses in 2007. 100 cars fell into the mississippi river. 13 people dead. poor pipeline welds and lack of inspections by pg&e caused the diddley explosion and incineration of -- deadly explosion and incineration of a san bruno neighborhood two years ago. aging pipes and storm drains, pushed past their limits sometimes by relentless storms. the american society of civil engineers says putting off maintenance work is not an option. >> pipelines that were designed to be in the ground for 30 years are now in the ground for 100 years. we are expecting the materials that were supposed to last 30 years to last 120
on for the 6:0 news. a bay area councilman says's being politically punished. the history of fri >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. a bay area councilman says he is being punished politically. the history of friction between him and the mayor of the city. and what the councilman says is a childish change. >>> plus, seeking a specific kind of candidate today. the life experience these bay area job seekers share. the stories and much more at 6:00. >> all right, dana, thanks. we'll see you then. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. >> check out the doppler radar. >> hi-def doppler. our radar is your radar. there you go. [ laughter ] >> we're giving that way. stay dry. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, a surprising surge. >> pelley: tonight, a surprising surge. the economy is growing faster than we thought. anthony mason on whether it can last. the u.n. votes on whether to recognize palestine as a state. jim axle road is at the u.n. aden pizzey is with the pal
, i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. >>> new tonight muni is trying to recover after a pair of rush hour mishaps. it first occurred when a woman was hit by the muni train near church and market streets. then a short time later a major power outage knocked out the rail system. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook is in san francisco where crews are working to get the trains back on track. liz? >> reporter: yeah, between 40,000 to 50,000 commuters were affected this evening. some took over two hours to get home. the muni meltdown all began here with a gruesome accident. >> all of a sudden she came across and i had seen her and the trolley. i mean it kept going past her and i had seen her. but when the trolley went past, i didn't see her. >> reporter: brandon watched as a woman in a wheelchair clipped the back of the trolley dragged underneath the trolley car along market from deloris to church street. >> she might have been bending over when the incident occurred. >> reporter: the woman was taken to the hospital for life- threatening injuries. that accident happened at 5:30 shutting down ser
's dana-farber cancer institute. >> i think this will have an effect on practice, and particularly for my young patients at high risk of recurrence i think longer tamoxifen now will feel much safer for all of us. >> reporter: but there are significant side effects. most women on the drug immediately have symptoms of menopause, including hot flashes and night sweats. still, carrie capossela says if her doctor recommends it, she will take tamoxifen again. >> recurrence is something you live with for your entire life. all of a sudden you start hearing all these stories about women whose cancers are coming back after eight, nine, ten years and you become obsessed with it again. so it doesn't go away, no. >> pelley: tamoxifen has other rare but serious side effects, including a risk of uterine cancer, strokes, and blood clots. but, scott, researchers say for younger breast cancer survivors those risks are outweighed by the drug's benefits. >> pelley: elaine, thank you. we're learning more today about the man charged with the colorado theater massacre. the university of colorado released 3,000
bastida has the night off. >> and i'm dana king. let's get right to it with chief meteorologist paul deanno, who is tracking storm no. 3 on cbs 5 hi-def doppler. >> we have storm no. 3, not here yet. it will be about 24 more hours before the meat of that storm moves in. the hi-def doppler looking a lot dryer tonight. this time last night, we had all that pouring rain. that said, it's not dry everywhere. along alexander valley road, we're looking at some light to moderate showers there. cloverdale, we're wet. but we are dry from san francisco all the way up to san mateo. further south to mountain view and cupertino. this break continues. we'll see scattered showers on and off. but there's more heavy rainfall before we're finished. because of that next round of rain, storm no. 3, the flash flood watch for the north bay and the mountains continues. the flood watch for the russian river continues. rainfall totals from earlier today, morgan hill, palo alto, two-plus inches of rain. three inches for blackhawk. san francisco, at the airport, nearly two inches of rainfall. we do have changes
found. good evening i'm ken bastida. does and i'm dana king. the couple have been missing since last week's storm. they were found in the snow. roderick and his girlfriend paula lain were last seen at this 7-eleven before leaving for nevada. 15 minutes ago we learned that a relative who was looking for the couple found paula. she was found crawling in the snow. tonight she is in the hospital. the condition of her boyfriend is not yet known. it appears the couple got snuck in the snow and roderick throat get help. he never returned to the car. investigators spoke just a few minutes ago. >> they may have been sightseeing and got stuck in the snow. reports are that they may have stayed in the vehicle for at least one night. roderick left the vehicle to seek help. when he did not return paula left to seek help. >> paula is in stable condition with mild frostbite. no official word yet about what happened to her boyfriend. >> developing news tonight. silicon valley tycoon john mcafee is under arrest. he's been on the run since early november, refusing to turn himself in to authorities in b
murders in san jose is the 20-year high, dana. it would take another 10 homicides, no one wants to see that, but the record was set in 1991 with 53 homicides. >> let's not get there. len, thank you. >>> checking bay area headlines, two chp officers suffered minor injuries after this. their patrol car flipped during a chase in livermore. it happened around 4 a.m. on eastbound 580 near altamont pass road. the driver and passenger of the speeding car were eventually arrested near stockton. >>> and another chase this one started in san jose and ended in oakland. chp officers wanted to stop the car because it didn't have its headlights on. at times, they reached speeds of 90 miles an hour and finally used a spike strip to stop that driver. he was arrested for recklessly evading police officers. >>> two of the three firefighters hurt while responding to a crash in orinda are out of the hospital tonight. they were helping victims involved in one car crash along highway 24 yesterday when another car crashed into them. two of the firefighters suffered broken bones. the other had a concussion. >
drains beyond >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. a familiar sight here lately storms pushing our aging pipes and storm drains beyond their limits. the failing grade for the bay area's intrastructure and the warning tonight if we don't pay to fix it now. >>> and beware of those great hotel deals online. the new reason to carefully check out the fine print before you book. that and more at 6:00. >> "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is coming up next. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, was it an accident or a crime? three men go before a judge in the b.p. disaster. mark strassmann looks at the charges and talks to a victim. will income taxes rise next month? >> it's too important for washington to screw this up.
at the cent >>> i'm dana king. it will cost taxpayers thousands a day and in the end it could be money for nothing. the bay area plan that barely lost its holes and now is at the center of a expensive recount that and more at 6:00. >> thank you. >>> "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> remember the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: mr. obama explains his top condition for a deal to the way to recovery.
of your family depend on it. the kidnap and rape of an area teenager, >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. the kidnap and rape of an autistic bay area teenager raises the question: did social service workers act appropriately? tonight, we ask if there is anything more they could have done? >> and nearly a half million dollars of stolen electronics recovered. the massive bust in a bay area city. we'll have that and much more at 6:00. >> that is amazing. >> yeah. >> see you in 30 minutes. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, raising the stakes. the administration says it's absolutely ready to go over the fiscal cliff unless republicans agree to tax increases. reports from major garrett and chip reid. >> pelley: a household name in
: dana, we have a light rain here on ocean beach. the wind is whipping but for ocean beach standards this is a moderate breeze. they have just finished today the clean-up from last week's sewage spill. and city officials say they have been checking drains and manholes to be sure they don't have to come back out here again. it will be a busy weekend for you. >> absolutely. this is when we go into overdrive. >> reporter: the spokesman for the san francisco public utilities commission says city crews will be hard at work this weekend making sure the water and sewage systems can hand the expected rain. just last week a downpour forced sewage on to ocean beach. could it happen again. we hope not. we have done everything we could. we have cleared the system to have all the capacity to deal with the water this weekend. >> reporter: that unexpected leak of untreated water has happened before. six years ago. separately there are occasional discharges in the ocean not accidents. they are part of what the city calls its combined system. a system that combines sewage with rain runoff running thr
congressional correspondent miss dana bash. dana? republicans say president obama's opening offer is, you know, all take and no give here. do they feel like the president is wasting their time? >> reporter: yes. they do. and, you know, a lot of times when we see this kind of toing and froing in public, don, it masks what is really going on behind the scenes, which is real negotiating. so i asked that question of john boehner, who has been through this kind of negotiating many, many times over many years, if that's what we're seeing or if we're at a stalemate. listen to this . the past 24 hours, is this the necessary public posturing that needs to go on to get an endgame or is there serious stalemate right now? >> there is a stalemate. let's not kid ourselves. i'm not trying to make this more difficult, but if you watched me over the last three weeks, i've been very girded in what i have to say because i don't want to make it harder for me or the president or members of both parties to be able to find common ground. but when i come out the day after the election, and make it clear that republic
tastier and healthier options for your little ones. dana points is the editor-in-chief of "parents" magazine. dana, good morning. >> good morning. >> something near and dear, my kids are both picky eaters rgt forget the chicken fingers and french fries. there are healthier options out there. >> there, and sometimes when kids are out and seeing other people and seeing what other people order in a restaurant setting, they might be more likely to try something so as parent we have not default to i know what you want and order you the chicken fingers. >> you came up a calm of things, sampled 15 different chain restaurants and the we picked four today. a lot was factored, nutritionalfall value, cost and taste. >> dieticians who are also looking over the menu, idea that the meals would have vegetables in them. >> let's go first, chipotle mexico grilled kids taco meal. >> love to eat with their hands, have it with either the hard shell or shot shell and put the beans and vegetables in ours, and if your kid is adventurous comes with the carnitas, lime chips, 380 calories where you want to
by house speaker john boehner. dana bash has the details. >> rates are going up they have to go up. >> the fact that the house gop leaders propose raising $800 billion in taxes is ruffling feathers in their own party. >> republicans should not be conceding that the federal government needs more money negotiating with ourselves entry in the president's proposal like it is serious. >> gop senator jim demint said anti-government anti- tax paris. >> there are some that want to go the politically expedient route to give the president what he wants to get out of this mess. >> he is hardly the conservative upset with house republican leaders. the conservative action networks in this alert supporters sang card rep tell your representative tax hikes are not part of the solution. the e-mail included a not so subtle threat saying this infamous pledge cost george h. w. bush reelection. >> read my lips. >> aware of the potential blow back that could imperil his leadership john boehner careful to include in other proposal leaders. including paul ryan who spent months on the campaign trail ordina
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